Category Archives: Environment

Albury doesn’t deserve a rare and precious flower.

It’s an oversight of town planning rather than one of nature that one of the most retrograde populations of troglodytes has been dumped on top of one of the few remaining populations of one of the rarest flowers on earth. … Continue reading

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Worthy of a Darwin award nomination?

  Now you really have to wonder when even the great bastion of tactlessness that I am has to think long and hard about an opinion piece. I saw this story in the Boredom Ale (border mail) through the week and … Continue reading

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the great organic con.

I’m in the process of searching for a course to help me become a better gardener. I enrolled in horticulture at Wodonga a couple of years ago and didn’t find it to my liking. I didn’t like the focus on … Continue reading

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Why water restrictions are counter-productive.

First let me point out that I have been a water miser for a lot longer than it has been fashionable, it comes as a result of growing up with a keen interest in gardening in the state of South … Continue reading

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AWOL goes “Grass Roots”.

Apologies all that I haven’t been posting as often as I’d like, I’ve been pursuing my OTHER passion… gardening. I’ve been a keen gardener for as long as I can remember, recent years however have seen me move home too … Continue reading

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VEAC delivers report on river red gums.

  The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) has has completed the River Red Gum Forests Investigation and provided its report to the Victorian Minister for Environment and Climate Change Gavin Jennings. The following is an excerpt from it’s summary of … Continue reading

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National Tree day Albury

National Tree Day is Australia’s biggest community tree-planting event and a day for all Australians to help out by planting native trees and shrubs at a Tree Day site in their local area. Since Tree Day started in 1996 more … Continue reading

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